During the craziness that was Art Basel Hong Kong, one of the events we attended was How & Nosm’s debut & celebration of their Sake Art Bottle at HK’s Yardbird as well as the unveiling of two site specific murals. As previewed, this unique collaboration project fused the restaurant’s artist sake line with the iconic color & styling of the German born twins. The project featured a silkscreen process that imprints the artwork by the brothers on the front of the collectible bottle. Hand-signed and hand-numbered, the bottle was produced in a […]
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On the afternoon of Saturday, May 31, FriendsWithYou celebrated the release of their We Are FriendsWithYou book, published by Rizzoli. The live signing event happened in their hometown of Los Angeles, at MOCA Grand Ave, with fans and friends of all ages. Before even arriving at the museum, music created by Money Mark could be heard as you walked to the courtyard. His recorded tunes and live accompaniment were a perfect complement to the whimsical and happy scene created by the duo. This included a […]
Jeremy Geddes (interviewed) recently announced the lottery for his newest print release set to drop next week. Entitled Ascent, the latest limited edition from the Australian artist will feature an image sized at 56cm wide and 56cm high (paper size 61cm x 64m). Highlighting one of Geddes’ most popular reoccurring characters, the gravity defying astronaut can be yours for $235 AUD if you are lucky and will come in a run of 250. Enter for a chance to buy here with the deadline being June 4th. Discuss Jeremy Geddes here.
After scratching, spraying and painting his recognizable mark on walls, windows, bus stops, and under bridges around London and other parts of Europe, Borondo just finished working on his next print. In collaboration with StreetArtNews.net, he is releasing this limited, hand painted/drawn screen print. Based on a previously created street piece, this edition features a unique portrait with a drawing and hand painted coloring, making each of them fully unique. The expressive image shows a faceless man, holding a paper with a drawing of a face with evident […]
FriendsWithYou’s We Are FriendsWithYou has been released by publisher Rizzoli, and to celebrate, the duo of Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III will be signing books and providing fans with an interactive experiential installation in MOCA’s Grand Ave courtyard. Sure to be a delight, participants will also be treated to a musical environment by Money Mark and have the opportunity to purchase limited edition products. The monograph includes contributions by Pharrell Williams, Alejandro Jodorowksy and Peter Doroshenko and is FWY’s first comprehensive book. All the […]
Today, May 20th, at 12 Noon Eastern Standard Time, Faile (featured) will be releasing more of their original silk screened book covers, conveniently float mounted in a white frame. The imagery in this set features imagery from their recent show at the Dallas Contemporary (covered) as well as their Cat Show LA quilt. Head over to Paper Monster at the appropriate time if you are interested in adding one to your collection. Discuss Faile here.
Spanish artist Pejac whose diverse works we introduced recently (Art Focus), just announced a release of his limited edition print. The large image titled Sepukku is features a silhouette of a Japanese samurai, performing Seppuku or Hara-Kiri, a form of ritual suicide by disembowelment, by using a Sakura branch (cherry blossoms). This image was originally created as an acrylic and oil on canvas, and painted with a minimalist color palette, one of the artist’s signature elements. By combining the blooming flowers as a symbol of spring […]
Andrew Schoultz recently worked with StreetArtNews.net on a new low edition print release titled Sing The Troubled Beast.” Known for his rich imagery made of repeating elements, this 100% archival giclee is an explosion of everything he’s been known for – from kneeling characters, thick trees, monsters, leaves, logs, bricks and clouds to his signature colors that include black, gold, red and blue. Sized nicely at 34 x 24 inches, each print has been hand painted by the artist on elements including a three color border, the eye […]
German publisher Taschen is soon releasing the first comprehensive monograph on Ai Weiwei’s life and work. The conceptual multidisciplinary artist’s work exceeds the limitations and borders of the art world. He has become equally, if not even more known as a social media phenomenon, and his political activism became a symbol of free expression in his native China. With this release, Taschen gives us a comprehensive view of the artist’s life and work, made in close collaboration with the artist himself, on site in his studio through a direct access to his […]
Next week will be the second year for Art Basel Hong Kong and the country’s art fair edition has grown exponentially to bring in some of the best artwork to the gateway city where East meets West. As AM prepares to visit HK for the fair, we bring you an early look at a cool collaborative project to be unveiled next week. Brooklyn-based artists How & Nosm has been working with Hong Kong food & culture hub Yardbird and Pace Prints to create a limited edition […]